PSA calls for action after patients breach isolation to visit pharmacies

Professor Chris Freeman wants GPs to send scripts through for delivery

Patients are turning up at pharmacies to have their prescriptions dispensed despite being told by their GPs to self-isolate while they wait for COVID-19 test results, according to the PSA.

These prescriptions are not necessarily related to the viral infection, according to national PSA president Professor Chris Freeman.

In a post shared on social media, he has urged GPs to send scripts directly to pharmacies, as most will deliver: